No. 13 Penn State Secures Second-Consecutive NCAA Tournament Berth

The Nittany Lions will head to the Midwest Regional in Allentown, Pa. as the No. 3 seed and face No. 2 seed Denver

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On Sunday afternoon inside Pegula Ice Arena the 13th-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions found out their fate as they earned their second-consecutive NCAA Tournament berth and will head to Allentown, Pa. for the Midwest Regional on March 24-25.


Penn State, who is serving as the host institution for the Midwest Regional, earned an at-large bid for this season’s tournament after securing the automatic bid last season after capturing the 2017 Big Ten Tournament Championship.


The Nittany Lions once again earned the No. 3 seed in the Midwest and will battle second-seeded Denver in a rematch of last season’s Regional Final at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.


The earlier matchup in the regional is top-seeded Ohio State vs. No. 4 Princeton at 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU and the championship game will pit the two winners against each other on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. and air live on ESPNU.